10 Interesting Facts About Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is a city with lots of interesting things too see


Abu Dhabi is a magnificent city with lots of interesting things to see and do, no wonder its one of the most visited cities in the world. Tourists come to Abu Dhabi to see its imposing buildings, beautiful beaches and the breathtaking views. Here are 10 of the most interesting facts about Abu Dhabi that will make you want to see the city with your own eyes if you haven’t done it already.

  1. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque holds a lot of world records including: the world’s largest dome, with 32.7 meters in diameter, the world’s largest chandelier that has 10 meters in diameter and 15 meters in height and the world’s largest carpet with 5,627 square meters. It’s not the largest mosque in the world but it is the largest in UAE and can hold up to 40,000 people.mosque
  2. The first McDonald’s opened in Abu Dhabi in 1995 and it was such an important deal back then that it was considered a red carpet event.
  3. Abu Dhabi will cost you a lot of money if you are planing to make your vacation here, because it’s the second most expensive city for tourist in the world. Even more expensive than New York. The only city more expensive than Abu Dhabi is Moscow.
  4. Abu Dhabi’s natives have a net worth of $17 million each and they are the richest citizens on earth.
  5. Al Ain Palace Hotel is the oldest hotel in Abu Dhabi that is still functional It was opened in 1967.
  6. The most visited places in Abu Dhabi is the cornice and the shopping malls.
  7. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the world’s largest indoor theme park. It has a surface of 200,000 square meters and it also has the fastest roller-coaster that goes with 200km per hour.ferrari world
  8.  Abu Dhabi is 70% desert and has over 200 islands. Many of the islands are accessible and they offer luxurious resorts for tourists.
  9. The most expensive thing that you can eat in Abu Dhabi is 30 grams of Royal Beluga Caviar at the Sayad restaurant in the Emirates Palace, this luxurious dish will cost you about Dhs2,000
  10. The Emirates Palace hotel has 1,002 chandeliers with Swarovski crystals and 114 domes.Emirates-palace-Front-area